Manchester City is allegedly interested in signing Romelu Lukaku this summer after a season in which he was a key figure in Inter Milan’s Serie A championship triumph.
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The impending exit of Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus’ struggles to establish himself in Pep Guardiola’s starting XI has sparked a lot of talk about a new center-forward.
Even though Riyad Mahrez and Kevin De Bruyne have excelled in a flexible false-nine position on a few occasions this season, City seems to be unhappy with their attacking choices.
Inter Milan may be forced to sell any of their players in the summer window due to ownership issues. The news is according to Italian broadcaster Mediaset (via FCInter1908). City has already asked Lukaku’s representatives to see if the Belgium international is interested in moving to the Etihad Stadium. The transfer will take place during the summer transfer window.
Lukaku is keen to stay at San Siro. But the club’s shaky financial situation could prove to be a deciding factor in his future.
Lukaku Performance During The 2020/21 Season
Simply put, Lukaku – who is priced at £81 million by Transfermarkt – has been in sensational form for Inter this season. Providing a threatening presence at the heart of the attack.
Only Cristiano Ronaldo (27) has scored more goals than Lukaku (21). His nine assists are just two behind Henrikh Mkhitaryan, another former Manchester United player. Henrikh Mkhitaryan currently tops the charts with 11.
Many who underestimated Lukaku’s ability to lead a title-contending team this season have been forced to withdraw into exile. The striker having arguably his best season to date.
The 27-year-old has threatened to climb into Europe’s elite class of strikers. After bursting onto the scene as a fledgling teenager on loan at West Bromwich Albion. On this season’s facts, he now deserves a spot at the top table.